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John  Mixon

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John Mixon

Law Alumni Professor

Professor Mixon specializes in real property, land finance, zoning law, and Jurisprudence. He received teaching excellence awards from the University of Houston in 1974, from Order of the Barons in 1980, 1985, 1994, and 1995, and from the Student Bar in 1988, 1989, and 1990.

A Law Center faculty member since 1955, Professor Mixon also taught as a lecturer at Rice University School of Architecture for twenty years. He has been visiting professor at Northwestern University, Hofstra University, the University of San Diego and Southern Methodist University. He was a Sterling fellow at Yale University 1961-62.

Professor Mixon is author of Texas Municipal Zoning Law (1985) and the co-author of Principles of Environmental Management for Local Governments and Texas Land Use. Professor Mixon is also author of Autobiography of Biography of a Law School (2012) which includes stories, memoirs, and his interpretations of his sixty years at the University of Houston Law Center. He has numerous publications in his field.

B.B.A., Stephen F. Austin; J.D., University of Houston; LL.M. Yale.

Land Finance
Oil and Gas